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  1. File editing is not updated everywhere the file exists.

    When you upload the file somewhere, whenever someone edits it - it is edited live (like a Google doc) - which is good.
    But if you send that file as a link to someone else, that file becomes an independent version/copy of it. Should be able to share editable files that get updated all across

    4 votes
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  2. Option to load a FILE to multiple TEAMS at one time istead of repeating the process again and again.

    A lot of wasted time reposting the same information to multiple TEAMS (aka Classes) Should have option to click to post files to multiple TEAMS (or classes) with a simple click.

    4 votes
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  3. Can we please bring back ADD NEW FILE for students!!!

    BEFORE, Students AND Teachers were able to ADD NEW FILE, choosing Word, PPT, or Excel. Now, only teachers can. This poses a problem for students because they would have to leave Office 365, and create a new document, save it, and then go back to Teams, and then upload it. Please bring this old feature back.

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  4. Hold my place when I navigate away from a channel or a file.

    I thought I saw this idea posted before, but can't find it now. Every time I leave a tab on my Team's channel or a file I am looking at and come back to it seconds later (e.g. to check a message that just came in a chat or conversation), I have lost my page and place. Whatever app is under the tab (OneNote, Word etc.) reloads and opens up on the first page. I have to reselect the page and/or scroll again to what I was looking at. Is there any way that it could hold my place if…

    4 votes
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  5. Support Powerpoint (macro-enabled) show

    Please add support for Powerpoint (macro-enabled) show!
    I was stunned to discover that MS Teams does not support these Powerpoint files...
    As a teacher, I prefer to make ppsm files available to my students (I use Multiple Choice and True/False and TOGlic add-in to enrich my ppts).
    Please, would you consider adding support for ppsm? I guess other teacher would also like to see this...?
    THANKS!!

    4 votes
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  6. share attachment

    the abiliy to share a file directly into a conversation stream as an attachment rather than sending to someone directly. You could also include the function to email attachments directly to the team steam.

    I often search for teaching resources on my android phone. If. Find one, I would like to download and share directly into a feed. Rather than uploading it and it getting lost amongst the others. All files shared this way should be stored in the team files area.

    4 votes
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  7. Show downloading bar while downloading a file or multiple files.

    Download bar should pop-up after while downloading a file.

    3 votes
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  8. Show download progress (Files Tab/Downloads) for any kind of file (Currently this is not showing).

    You cant see the progress of a download, like when i try to download a meetings video i cant see the progress, i can only see when this is finished.

    3 votes
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  9. The video volume is too quiet. Make the volume enhancer increase the volume even more.

    The video volume is too quiet. Make the volume enhancer increase the volume even more.

    3 votes
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  10. Sorting Assignments - More options needed

    I would like to be able to have assignments appear in an order of my choosing. Being able to group them under a unit or topic would also be important.

    3 votes
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  11. Please, go back to using ZOOM! Microsoft is much too complicated to Admin.

    Hey Teacher, Please replace Teams with Zoom?!!!. Microsoft makes everything much too complicated and works like crap on Android.

    3 votes
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  12. Use (ctrl f) in files

    I would like to be able to use (Ctrl f) to find specific words in files saved on Teams

    3 votes
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  13. Class materials folder on mobile

    Make Class Materials Accessable through the Android Mobile App

    3 votes
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  14. Enable a feature whereby children are not allowed to delete assignment or videos uploaded by the teachers

    It seems that children are accidentally deleting the class material, videos etc loaded on Teams by the teachers. Perhaps a function can be added whereby only teachers can delete videos or a function where deleting videos or material can be disabled by the parents to ensure that the work does not get lost.

    3 votes
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  15. Allow Sharing of Links in the Files Tab

    I want to be able to save website links in the files tab, just like I can save links in a file in One Drive. For instance, in my Pre-Employment Skills channel of my Life Skills class I created a folder in the Files tab called Typing. I want to be able to share website links to an online typing class and typing games. I realize I could create a Word Doc with a list of links, but that is just one more step. My students are Intellectually Disabled, and I want to make it as simple as possible for…

    3 votes
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  16. Creating new clasd notebooks for each term

    Hi, it would be great if there was a way to archive your team class notebook at the end of a term so that you start with a fresh one every term. This would avoid the problem of congested sections and would be much easier for primary students to navigate.

    3 votes
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  17. PPSX files should open as a PPSX in tabs

    A PPSX file is a powerpoint that only opens as the "show" and not the powerpoint editor. It would be great to be able to post a PPSX file as a tab in teams. Right now my workaround is exporting the PPT as a PDF and using that as a tab. Not as elegant.

    3 votes
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  18. word

    I don't know if others are facing this issue or not, but I am not able to edit word files into Teams. I have to open word online or desktop app. However it works when I create a new file. But it does not work when I'm trying to edit an existing file. Could you fix this? thanks.

    3 votes
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  19. Record

    After recording, just simply bring the record into the File tab, that way I can easily access the file without having to scroll through a bazilion texts or so. You can still use Stream to play the video as a third party application. Thank you

    3 votes
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  20. Keep consistent View in Files

    Hello Team,

    Please make the adjustment so that when you are viewing many files, selecting one, going into it and then close the file to return to the Files view as as it was left (Aka keep the View consistent in every File tab of every client)
    Thanks!

    3 votes
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